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Massive Subaru Recall For Corroded Brake Lines In Salt Belt States
Massive Subaru Recall For Corroded Brake Lines In Salt Belt States

Subaru is recalling a long list of its recent models, ranging from the 2005 through 2014 model years, for an issue with corrosion-prone brake-line hardware. If the brake lines are exposed to salt during wintertime, corrosion could ensue. Should the brake lines perforate from corrosion, brake fluid...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Malibu
2008 Chevy Malibu Among GM Models Recalled For Power Steering Problems

General Motors [NYSE:GM] is recalling 2008 Chevy Malibu, Pontiac G6, and Saturn Aura for electric power steering (EPS) problems. Affected vehicles may experience a sudden loss of power steering assist, which could occur at any time while driving. If this occurs, a message is displayed in the Driver...Read More»

2006 BMW 3-Series 325Ci
2000-2006 BMW 3-Series Recalled For Faulty Airbags Made By Takata

Deciding that it's better to be safe than sorry, BMW has announced that it will replace all passenger-side front airbags in 3-Series vehicles from the 2000-2006 model years. Like many other automakers that have recently issued airbag-related recalls, BMW's stems from airbag systems manufactured by...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
2014 Ford Escape Recall: Possible Panorama Roof Glass Separation

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is recalling certain 2014 Ford Escape models for an issue that could cause the glass of its panorama roof to detach. Affected Escapes were built at the Louisville Assembly Plant from Oct 15, 2013 through October 22, 2013. In these vehicles, the front panorama glass may...Read More»

2014 Ford Fiesta
Ford Fiesta Small Car Recalled For Leaky Fuel Tank

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is recalling certain 2014 Fiestas for potentially leaky fuel tanks. On 2014 Ford Fiesta models built at the Cuautitlan Assembly Plant from October 25, 2013 through February 27, 2014 the fuel tanks may leak from a seam, because they may be missing an adhesive layer. ALSO...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback  -  First Drive
2015 Subaru Outback, Hyundai Genesis Safety, VW and Jeep Recalls: The Week In Reverse

This week, The Car Connection reviewed the latest Subaru Outback, the outdoor-ready wagon spun off from the 2015 Legacy sedan. The Outback has come a long way—it’s far more refined than in the past, though it’s still not the equal of an Audi Allroad. Where the new Outback shines...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Recalled For Fire Risk

This morning, Chrysler announced a recall for Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2011-2014 model years. According to a statement from the automaker, the recall affects roughly 895,000 vehicles. Of that total, 651,000 are registered in the U.S, another 45,700 are located in Canada...Read More»

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Honda Adds 1,000,000 California Vehicles To Airbag Recall: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Acura MDX, More

Today, Brazil's World Cup team is no doubt feeling down in the dumps. But if you're reading this, guys, take heart: it could be worse. You could work for Takata. Takata's faulty airbags have been responsible for over 11 million vehicle recalls -- and the list is still growing. In fact, it's now...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
Ford Adds 101,000 Vehicles To Recall List: Ford Edge, Escape, Flex, Taurus; Lincoln MKS, MKT, MKX

Ford Motor Company has issued six new recalls -- some big, some small -- for roughly 101,000 North American vehicles. According to Detroit News, the recalls affect a wide range of passenger and commercial models: RECALL #1: 2012-2014 Ford Edge; 2013-2014 Ford Ford Flex, Police Interceptor, Taurus;...Read More»

2004 Subaru WRX STi
2003-2004 Subaru Legacy, Outback, Baja, 2004 Subaru Impreza Recalled For Faulty Takata Airbags

More than ten million vehicles around the globe have been recalled due to faulty airbags made by Takata. Today, Subaru is adding about 9,000 more to the list. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Subaru's recall affects 2003-2004 models of the Baja...Read More»

2007 Jeep Liberty Limited
We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks: What's Taking So Long For The Jeep Grand Cherokee & Liberty Fix?

A lot has happened in the past year. GM recalled millions of automobiles. Americans became interested in soccer (briefly). And grandmothers from coast to coast learned about the New Orleans bounce music phenomenon known as twerking. But you know what hasn't happened? The repairing of several...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata, Ford Edge, GM Recalls, Android Auto: The Week In Reverse

We drive the Hyundai Sonata, get up close and personal with the 2015 Ford Edge, check in on June car sales, and try to digest the latest massive GM recall—this is the Week in Reverse, here at The Car Connection. This week starts with a first drive in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Built in Alabama...Read More»

2008 Saab 9-7X
GM Extending Warranty On Some Vehicles For Rough V-8 Idle

GM will fix the rough idle on some of its V-8-powered SUVs and pickup trucks. ALSO SEE: 2015 Subaru Outback: First Drive The vehicles involved in this technical service bulletin include the following: 2008 - 2009 Chevy TrailBlazer and GMC Envoy 2008 - 2009 HUMMER H2 2008 - 2009 Saab 9-7X 2008 -...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
Some 2012-2014 Audi A6s To Get Free Headlamp Swap

Audi will replace the headlamps on some 2012-2014 A6s, to resolve a problem with their headlamps. On affected vehicles, the headlamps could fill up with water or gather heavy condensation on the inside of the headlamp assembly. This could be due to excessive stress from the production process on...Read More»

2014 Kia Cadenza
2014 Kia Cadenza Recalled For Fractured Wheels

Kia will recall some of its new Cadenza sedans for a problem with optional wheels. The South Korean automaker has determined that there's a problem with 19-inch non-chrome wheels on certain 2014 Cadenzas manufactured between February 1, 2013, to August 27th, 2013. READ: We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks...Read More»

2013 GMC Terrain Denali
GM Is Fixing Some Smoky Engines Under Warranty

GM will repair some vehicles with four-cylinder engines for free, over a problem with excessive oil consumption and smoking. The repair will only include those vehicles still covered by a new vehicle warranty or an extended warranty, if one is in place. GM has determined that the oil consumption...Read More»

GM recalls for 2014 as of June 30, 2014
GM Recalls 8.4 Million More Vehicles: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saab

Since February, it seems as if General Motors has issued a massive new round of recalls every couple of days. Today is no exception. The six recalls listed below affect a range of current and former GM brands, from model year 1997 to 2014. Though GM hasn't revealed complete details about the...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango TSB Swaps In New Hubs

Chrysler is repairing certain 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango vehicles built during certain manufacture dates for problems with the front hub assemblies. On affected vehicles, drivers may notice steering wheel vibration at speeds above 65 mph. Chrysler has found defective hub/bearing...Read More»

2014 Nissan Rogue SV
2014 Nissan Rogue Recalled For Steering Issue

Nissan is recalling certain 2014 Nissan Rogue crossovers due to a problem with the steering column. On some vehicles during the manufacturing process, the incorrect bolt was installed on the upper portion of the steering column. The bolt in question tightens the clamp on the steering shaft, which...Read More»

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